Ryan Domotor, a Saskatchewan Party MLA, has been charged with communicating to obtain sexual services. The charge was laid after Domotor was arrested by Regina police on Thursday, November 16, 2023.
Domotor was released from custody on bail and is scheduled to appear in court on January 4, 2024.
The charge against Domotor comes as a surprise to many, as he has been a respected member of the Saskatchewan Party for many years. He was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 2020 and has served as the MLA for Cut Knife-Turtleford.
In a statement, Premier Scott Moe said that he was “deeply disappointed” by the charges against Domotor and that he had removed Domotor from the Saskatchewan Party caucus. Moe also said that he would be appointing an independent third-party investigator to review the matter.
The charges against Domotor are serious and could have a significant impact on his political career. It is important to note that Domotor is innocent until proven guilty. However, the charges are likely to damage his reputation and could make it difficult for him to continue serving as an MLA.
Here are some additional details about the charges against Ryan Domotor:
- The charge of communicating to obtain sexual services is a criminal offence under Section 212.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada.
- The maximum penalty for this offence is five years in prison.
- Domotor has not yet entered a plea to the charge.
The charges against Domotor are still under investigation, and it is possible that further charges could be laid. It is also possible that Domotor could be cleared of the charges against him. However, the charges are a serious matter and could have a significant impact on his life and career.